Eldorado Bancshares, Inc., Laguna Hills, CA, is a leading community bank located in Southern California. The bank, with assets of $1.3 billion, grew through a consolidation strategy led by the management of a previous Northwood portfolio company. We invested in 1995, prior to identifying the first acquisition, as well as in all subsequent rounds of financing. Eldorado completed a $25 million initial public offering in April 1999. The bank was sold for stock in 2001 to the California Bank & Trust division of publicly traded Zions Bancorporation.